Jim Bishop Quotes

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Autumn carries more gold in its hand than all the other seasons.
— Jim Bishop

autumn

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun.
— Jim Bishop

golf

A good writer is not per se a good book critic. No more than a good drunk is automatically a good bartender.

critics

A good writer is not, per se, a good book critic. No more so than a good drunk is automatically a good bartender.
— Jim Bishop

critics

We get so much in the habit of wearing a disguise before others that we eventually appear disguised before ourselves.
— Jim Bishop

be yourself character

It is a game, a sport, in which grown men flog, flail, flush, fracture, and foul a green landscape on which 18 holes are hidden.
— Jim Bishop

golf

Golf is sex in the afternoon.  It is an old man's Marilyn Monroe who, in the transition of 18 holes becomes Golda Meir.  It is the only game in which the player seduces himself.
— Jim Bishop

golf

True love is night jasmine, a diamond in darkness, the heartbeat no cardiologist has ever heard. It is the most common of miracles, fashioned of fleecy clouds — a handful of stars tossed into the night sky.